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Lead Poisoning Still a Public Health Threat

December 13, 2013

It’s easy to think that lead poisoning is a problem that disappeared decades ago, along with leaded gasoline or lead-based paints. But the problem plagues more than half a million U.S. children, more than 5,000 of whom live in Georgia. 

Social Platform Connects, Rewards Fitness Lovers

December 13, 2013

Whether training for a marathon or looking for motivation to take a daily walk, fitness enthusiasts can turn to a new tool that uses the power of community and a little friendly competition to get people moving.

Local Artist Brightens Habersham Co. Health Department

December 13, 2013

If you ever meet Leo Gehrtz, you will hear stories that show his deep love for his wife, family, God and country. And if you see his artwork, you will find he has another deep love: painting scenes of the north Georgia area and its history.